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Hank Aaron Video

Friday, August 10th, 2007

With , I thought I should post some videos to compare Bonds with the legend himself.

Hank Aaron Breaks Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record

Interview With Hank Aaron

Home Movie Of Henry Aaron In Haarlem

This is some home movie footage of a 1974 visit Henry Aaron made to the where he displayed his skills in home run derby.

 

Hammerin’ Hank Aaron Congratulates Barry Bonds On Becoming The Home Run King

Aaron’s a classy man

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Barry Bonds Breaks Hank Aaron’s Career Home Run Record

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Well, he did it. has surpassed on the all time career home runs list to become ‘s Home Run King, with 756 home runs. Go ! This is Bonds’ entire at bat:

From a fan’s point of view:

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Barry Bonds Passes Babe Ruth

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

I know this is a little late but there’s usually a bit of a delay between a current event and when some video of the event gets posted. That, and, , I’m awfully ambivalent about passing with home run number 715.

I think he’s an amazingly talented baseball player. I don’t know if I can remember a player with such a good eye and with such patience and discipline at the plate. So with a player that good, it’s hard not to get caught up in the moment of a historic event:

forced to remove the clip of the broadcast. Wake up, you guys. Football has surpassed you as the national sport; a little free media might just help ticket sales. But they’ll probably complain about fan-generated clips next (found at YouTube from gotricekid):

This one’s has a little better angle, is a little closer and less shaky, and has a cute kid in it. I found it at from JH):

This is the guy who caught 715 (found at YouTube from jackpalance):

Yet, still, there are many who believe as I do that the record is tarnished because of his alleged steroid use. I believe he used the juice. And Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron did not. How’s that fair to them? Myneighborshateyou at is so incensed that he uploaded a protest video:

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